Shoppers at self-checkout lanes scanning all their groceries after they're done shopping? Old school. More stores are letting customer tally their choices with a phone app or store device as they roam
Shopify and Darkstore helped bring the in-app shopping experience to life. Snapchat has yet to make a big splash in e-commerce, choosing instead to keep the focus on its advertising business model for
The buzzwords for the future are undoubtedly “machine learning” and “automation”. But talking about technology and actually using it to drive your business and reach new customers are two different things.
Nearly a year ago, Walmart launched its startup incubator Store No. 8 with the aim of reshaping the retail experience through technology like virtual reality and drones. On Tuesday, the company announced
The retail landscape has significantly changed due to the digitization of shopping and shift in consumer buying behavior. Consumers today have low attention spans, shop mobile first, use peer recommendations
Today Amazon is officially opening Amazon Go, a cashier-less grocery store in Seattle that lets shoppers buy items without paying cash, swiping a card, or interacting with a single human being. The opening
Samsung's vision for the future of retail is a store that doesn't try to sell you anything — take a look inside
Samsung 837 has been called a store that doesn't sell anything, but that's not quite true. It's true that the New York City store's employees won't push guests to buy any Samsung products, and the space
The e-commerce giant has altered how discounts work and how many items can be ordered. In June, Amazon started testing a new service called Prime Wardrobe with the goal of boosting fashion sales by giving
Revenue is catching up. If you visit a U.S. retailer’s website this holiday season, you’re most likely to do so on a mobile device. More than half of visits to shopping sites — 54 percent — will come smartphones
Lots of stores have price-matching policies. Target promises to match prices on identical items found for less at Target.com, certain online competitors, or in local print ads for up to 14 days after purchase.
Who’s Still Standing? Who Will Die? Ask a millennial to describe Woolworth’s or the Spiegel Catalogue or the tune from the Music Man about the Wells Fargo Wagon (or who sang it) and he will probably give
Physical stores offer experiences and services that online-only retailers can’t, such as personal shopping and events. So it’s odd that a lot of brick-and-mortar retailers fail to do the one thing Amazon